Strange Chemistry : The Stories Your Chemistry Teacher Wouldn't Tell You, Paperback / softback Book

Strange Chemistry : The Stories Your Chemistry Teacher Wouldn't Tell You Paperback / softback

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This book opens the audience s eyes to the extraordinary scientific secrets hiding in everyday objects. Helping readers increase chemistry knowledge in a fun and entertaining way, the book is perfect as a supplementary textbook or gift to curious professionals and novices.

Appeals to a modern audience of science lovers by discussing multiple examples of chemistry in everyday life Addresses compounds that affect everyone in one way or another: poisons, pharmaceuticals, foods, and illicit drugs; thereby evoking a powerful emotional response which increases interest in the topic at hand Focuses on edgy types of stories that chemists generally tend to avoid so as not to paint chemistry in a bad light; however, these are the stories that people find interesting Provides detailed and sophisticated stories that increase the reader s fundamental scientific knowledge Discusses complex topics in an engaging and accessible manner, providing the how and why that takes readers deeper into the stories

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 364 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Popular science
  • ISBN: 9781119265269

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